Intended for healthcare professionals

Rapid response to:

Reviews Book

MMR: Science and Fiction. Exploring the Vaccine Crisis; MMR and Autism: What Parents Need to Know

BMJ 2004; 329 doi: (Published 28 October 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;329:1049

Rapid Response:

Allegations against Andrew Wakefield

In all fairness I have posted many times on this site to correct
unfounded allegations against Andrew Wakefield, notably above under the
present topic, but also under Joanna Lyall, 'Editor in the Eye of the
Storm': To date no
one has found any grounds to take issue with me on any of the relevant

It may also be of interest that in response to the new allegations a
website will be opening tomorrow: The
immediate brief of the site will be to address the new allegations
although it is hoped that it will broaden its focus in the near future.

Competing interests:
Parent of an autistic child

Competing interests: No competing interests

18 November 2004
John Stone
London N22